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Name:Ugborough Beacon
Hill number:17513
Height:378m / 1240ft
Parent (Ma):2877  High Willhays
RHB Section:40: Cornwall & Devon
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Dartmoor
County/UA:Devon (CoU)
Catchment:Avon (Bigbury), Erme, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:SX 66752 59114
Summit feature:rock tor
Drop:34m
Col:344m  SX661595  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 202
(1:25k) OL20W OL28S
Observations:Beacon Rocks 90m ENE at SX 66837 59152 are of similar height
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 26 users)ByDate of Ascent
1st of 9 hills on a long tiring route from Moorhaven village to Ivybridge train station.Set off at 07.10 with headtorch on for about 10mins. Used permissive path through Wrangaton golf club.The land wearing its Winter coat. Visited Beacon rocks 1st then the Westernmost tor, making it 1m higher. Beautiful sunrise. Onwards to Stalldown Barrow via Hobajohns Cross, Piles Copse and a tricky.. Erme .crossing.Dazingdale03/02/2019
Fantastic views of south Brent with murmurings of A38 in distanced . Parked Harford moor gate 643595.Hippy7707/10/2018
The western tor is the highest of the cluster due to the large stone on top. Lunch in sunny sheltered spot by it with great views.Denise 10/08/2017
Group of low granite tors, sunshine and good views. The large fractured rock makes the most Western tor the high point.RichardM10/08/2017
Tor Bagging with DanielPK126/02/2017
A walk up from Harford Moor Gate in heavy rain and above 300 metres thick fog. Summit marked by rocky tor. The Eastern rocks appeared lower than the summit. Walked up with my Father in Law Pete. We did see a large flock of Golden Plover.isabelle24/10/2016
Asked permission to use the golf club car park. Readily granted. Waymarked route across the course as far as the uphill track. Take this for an easy ascent.moorsman18/06/2016
Been here before but could remember nothing about it. From E, rough parking at start. Nice hill, a few summit contenders visited.RHW14/04/2014
checked records no trig point rocky outcrop.hodder11/05/2013
9 mile walk bagging Ugborough Moor, Ugborough Beacon and Butterdon Hill trig. Hot and sunny all day.DanTrig23/07/2012
ended here after truely arwful weather in heavy rain thick low cloud trig point as i remember.hodder10/09/2008
attractive tor, fine view, ponies. 17mi a/c/w circuit from Harford Moor car pk, mix of good running & tussocks RHW26/08/2005
On Dartmoor North to South traverse walkHillsidenick31/05/2005
DoEAJones29/06/1996
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carole engel26/06/2018
hillplodder19/04/2017
MM06/09/2013
KM06/09/2013
davidpettit8410/10/2011
kaizerlard23/10/2001
andrew.allum01/01/2000
anne336602/02/1999
IainT02/05/1996
Colin Crawford03/04/1985
Rob Rees15/03/1980